@LiamMac and @beeko - two other normally reasonable posters said the same, would that not transform hurling entirely? I mean sure, show us a trial game but I’d need to see it before trailing it at county.
Well you could hand pass with either hand but it has to go directly from the hurl. It slows the handpass down. Gets rid of the easy hand pass option…makes hand passing less desirable. Might decrease the amount of handpasses and increase the amount of striking and skills we all actually want to see. Worth looking at…on a trial basis perhaps
If the sliotar is on your hurl ( or you’re tapping it up and down as you solo), I can’t see how you can use the hand that’s holding the hurl to handpass it unless you drop the hurl which is not allowed?
I hope they tighten up the rule ether way as the blatant disregard of a rule is not good for the game.
Might make things more instinctive as in lads getting rid of it quicker. More flicks etc. A bit more madness. Its all gone a bit to tactical. Definitely find hurling less attractive to watch than previously. Find underage better to watch. Other sports thinker with the rules when they feel things need changing. Backpass rule in soccer for example…reminds me a bit of some the current pissing around at the back in hurling and football. What harm would trialing it be. In the Walsh cup or something…if it doesnt work grand